Tuesday 7 December 2010


Pumpkin Seeds/Græskarkerner/南瓜子[Nán guā zǐ]

Serving Ideas:
1. Add pumpkin seeds to healthy sautéed vegetables.

2. Sprinkle pumpkin seeds on top of mixed green salads.

3. Grind pumpkin seeds with fresh garlic, parsley and cilantro leaves. Mix with olive oil and lemon juice for a tasty salad dressing.

4. Add chopped pumpkin seeds to your favorite hot or cold cereal.

5. Add pumpkin seeds to your oatmeal raisin cookie or granola recipe.

6. Add some ground pumpkin seeds when you make burgers.

Nutritional Value:
Pumpkin seeds are a very good source of the minerals phosphorus, magnesium and manganese. They are also a good source of other minerals including zinc, iron and copper. In addition, pumpkin seeds are a good source of protein and vitamin K.



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